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Robert Half Project Manager/Sr. Consultant in CHICAGO, Illinois


We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join an existing team working onsite with local client in the Financial Services industry. This long-term contract / temporary to hire employment opportunity is based in the Chicago, Illinois area. We are seeking candidates for a Senior Project Manager position, which will manage key projects as part of our client's strategic business plan. This job is important because it ensures that changes are delivered to the expectations of stakeholders, serving as a key member of the team. Act now and apply today!

Your responsibilities in this role

  • Engages with the Product Owner/Product Manager to turn the product roadmap into executable projects

  • Sets out schedules and milestones, manages project scope and timelines, and inputs from all other teams assigns to that product

  • Collects data from QA leads, business analysts, and technical leads into suggestions

  • Work in close cooperation with the QA Manager, Product Specialist, Product Owner/Product Manager, and Business Analyst

  • Work in close collaboration and communicates with developers, technical team members, designers, and stakeholders

  • Initiates project planning

  • Support the team focus on the on-time delivery of agreed products

  • Provides the RACI matrix for projects in a product line

  • Fosters help to manage dependencies among cross-product teams

  • Produces detailed reporting to management on risk assessment, milestone completion, and project status

  • Facilitates the daily stand-ups, ensuring they are timely, focused and brief

  • Attends as Scrum Master for the developers on the team - ensuring the team is working effectively, clearing obstacles, and leading scrum ceremonies

  • Follows and schedules projects - as per the Project Roadmap defined by the Business Owner

  • Sets out project with right ticket workflows and boards

  • Schedules and runs the sprint planning and grooming meetings and tracks ticket assignments

  • Engages with Product Owner/Product Manager to double check that the product vision and high-level business objectives are transparent and obtainable


  • Solid understanding of PMO (project management office)

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Project Management experience

  • Cyber Security experience

  • Flexibility to adapt to changes in procedures and job assignments

    • You might be a good fit for this position if you have proficiency using commonly accepted scheduling and project management tools
  • Ability to work independently with minimal oversight

  • Background in project management, operations, and supervisory leadership

    • Ability to understand and communicate technical concepts to both technical and non-technical colleagues

    • You will be among the top applicants if you are familiar and comfortable with IT project management methodologies

  • Commitment and abilities to meet critical business deadlines

    • Project Management (PMP) certification preferred
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

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